This 2-way path loss
calculator uses the familiar Friis equation for distance-related signal strength decrease, plus adds the loss due
to the radar cross-section of the target. As a rule of thumb, do not specify a distance (d) less than the
wavelength. Click here
for more information on path loss. Click
for a 1-way (radio) path loss calculator.
The calculator originally on this page has been removed because of compatibility issues with outdated
Microsoft OWC components. A 2-Way Path Loss Calculator is included in
RF Cafe Calculator Workbook
for FREE.Equations obtained from Electronic Warfare and Radar
Systems Engineering Handbook - see example.